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Heat Pump Vs. Furnace

December 18, 2018

Looking to install a new heater in your home? Your two most popular choices in Bellingham, WA, are a heat pump and a furnace. But which one to choose? Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other. Here are some things to consider to help you in your decision-making process.…

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Six Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

November 29, 2018

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From our team here at West Mechanical, here are six ways your furnace is working…

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Happy Thanksgiving from West Mechanical

November 21, 2018

You never know when your HVAC system will need to be repaired. That’s why we offer 24-hour emergency service, 7 days a week! Don’t suffer through a cold night or humid day just because it’s “after hours” or the weekend. Call us any time! And have a happy holiday!

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Furnace Filters

November 14, 2018

Furnace filters. They’re one of those items not really on the top of everyone’s minds, but they are important and can have a big impact. With the right furnace filter, you can save money and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ) in one fell swoop. The primary function of your furnace filter is simply to…

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Video – Check Your Furnace Pilot Light

October 23, 2018

Your furnace may be blowing cold air because the pilot light has gone out. Call us at 360-734-7599 or request service online to have it properly fixed. This is indicative of a bigger problem that requires professional help.

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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

October 15, 2018

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s and heat and cool homes wonderfully. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat medium instead of the outside air temperature. In Bellingham, WA, area, there are many options specific for this climate and terrain. Different models offer many possibilities for more…

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Whole House Humidifiers

September 20, 2018

There are many reasons you may or may not want a humidifier in your home. A whole home humidifier increases the comfort level in your home and it can decrease your annual energy cost. The humidity level in your home actually causes you to use more or less heat. Having air that is humidified to the correct…

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Video – Energy Saving Tip #1

September 7, 2018

Summer is an optimal time to cook outside! It is no secret that your oven will toast your house up and cooking on a cold day is nice sometimes, but in the summer it will warm your house up in an unnecessary way. Try to utilize the opportunity you might have to cook outside. Contact…

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Why is My AC Quickly Turning On and Off?

July 25, 2018

When an air conditioner (AC) starts and stops in quick cycles, and doesn’t run for long periods, this is known as short cycling. While this is a relatively common issue, it should not go unchecked. It is indicative of something being wrong with your air conditioner. If you don’t do anything about it, you’ll end…

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Do Air Conditioners Get Rid of Mold?

July 24, 2018

At West Mechanical, we’re often asked, “Do air conditioners kill off mold?” This is a common misconception. A properly maintained and functioning air conditioner (AC) can decrease the likelihood of mold growth. This is because it acts as a humidity balancer. But if mold forms, the air conditioner can’t prevent it from growing. This is…

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West Mechanical proudly provides HVAC service to Bellingham, Friday Harbor, Orcas Island and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 360-734-7599, or request service online today.